Summary of MAOB

MAOB (monoamine oxidase B) encodes a protein that plays an important role in the metabolism of neuroactive and vasoactive amines in the central nervous system (R). 

It is associated with higher risk for Parkinson's and Alzheimer diseases (R, R). 


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Protein names

Recommended name:

Amine oxidase [flavin-containing] B

Short name:

MAO-B

Alternative name(s):

Monoamine oxidase type B

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Top Gene-Substance Interactions

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Substances That Increase MAOB

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